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post #11 of 120
die shrink fermi?
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thought the 600 series was gonna be mobile only?
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Originally Posted by toX0rz View Post

wow.. when will people get it..... IT'S JUST A NAMING SCHEME.
Regardless of being called 6xx or 7xx, it will be the same thing..
Imagine if AMD called their current series 8xxx instead of 7xxx (for whatever reason), would the 8970 be any different than the current 7970?
Ofc not, it would be the same thing just with a different branding..
After all, it's still speculation about the next gen being called 6xx or 7xx, no one knows for sure and different sources say either.

It's not just an issue of naming. 6xx series could be something other than kepler, a fermi die shrink perhaps.
post #14 of 120
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Originally Posted by toX0rz View Post

wow.. when will people get it..... IT'S JUST A NAMING SCHEME.
Regardless of being called 6xx or 7xx, it will be the same thing..
Imagine if AMD called their current series 8xxx instead of 7xxx (for whatever reason), would the 8970 be any different than the current 7970?
Ofc not, it would be the same thing just with a different branding..
After all, it's still speculation about the next gen being called 6xx or 7xx, no one knows for sure and different sources say either.

It's not just an issue of naming. 6xx series could be something other than kepler, a fermi die shrink perhaps.

All the recent news posts in the past few weeks were simply relying to one simple Roadmap that nVidia showed 2 years ago at the GTC 2010.
Report sites and reviewers were drawing conclusions early and entitling the upcoming series (whether it be 6xx or 7xx) as Kepler eventhough its not even sure if it truly is Kepler (plans and roadmaps can always change). So it's not sure if 7xx even is Kepler nor if 6xx is anything different than 7xx (it simply seems to be an uncentainity about the naming).
Edited by toX0rz - 1/17/12 at 1:26am
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post #15 of 120
It would be very disappointing to see performance only on par with AMD. According to Nvidia's roadmap, Kepler is supposed to be quite the beast but I dont see that being the case.
Edited by SkillzKillz - 1/17/12 at 1:34am
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post #16 of 120
This rumor along with this other rumor makes me start thinking that Green's 600 and AMD's 7000 series are going to be short lived. The 700/8000 will show up this year, hopefully the 8000 series bring XDR2.
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post #17 of 120
The website specifically said GTX 680, not Kepler.

If I were a betting man, and this was true, my bet would be GTX 680 is a die shrink Fermi. thumb.gif
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post #18 of 120
All this mixed information is making me want to just grab a beer and wait.
post #19 of 120
the thread title is a bit off. There is no mention of the word "kepler" in the VR-zone article
post #20 of 120
Yes! As long as they don't drop the ball.
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